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A. J. Santora
A. J. Santora

FAR OUT

New York Times, Sunday, October 30, 1977

Author:
A. J. Santora
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 130, Blocks: 64, Avg Word Len: 5.80, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 530 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 164, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 14, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
A. J. Santora has 185 pre-Shortz puzzles and 68 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1977, The New York TimesNo. 10,305
Across
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Seaver's former turf : SHEA
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Reckless : MADCAP
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Tragedy by Euripides : ORESTES
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Half a city's name : WALLA
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Heavy fire : BARRAGE
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Enthralled : CAPTIVE
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Martian on Earth : ALIEN
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Enraptured : INSEVENTHHEAVEN
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One of the sciences : METEOROLOGY
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Piloting is one : CAREER
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High dudgeon : IRE
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Canonical hour : MATINS
30
Clocked : TIMED
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Judicious : SAGE
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Indigo plants : ANILS
36
Blanched : PALED
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Animate : LIVEN
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Twanginess : NASALITY
42
More guileful : SLIER
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Voiced : SONANT
44
Exterior : OUTSIDE
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Endure : STAND
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City near Detroit : LIVONIA
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Marsh birds : CRAKES
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Mirthful : RIANT
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Protected an invention : PATENTED
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Jackson and Smith : KATES
51
Spectral : EERIE
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Knobbed : TOROSE
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Monoski : SLED
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Where nothing is new : UNDERTHESUN
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Police detail team : SWAT
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Gambling game : FANTAN
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Room at the top? : AERIE
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Town in Alabama : SEALE
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Vast landholdings : BARONIES
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Wild goose : BRANT
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Star that rose in 1944 : TAYLOR
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Fitting : INORDER
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Draggles : SOILS
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Vineyard area in France : COTEDOR
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Edict city: 1598 : NANTES
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Seasonal "pilot" : CLAUS
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___-raft (oyster plant) : MOSESONA
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Oriental nurses : AMAHS
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Bewitch : CHARM
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Instrument board : PANEL
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___ majesty : LESE
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Cowboy gear : CHAPS
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Brown horse : SORREL
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Herd's milieu : LEA
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Grinders : MOLARS
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Sport in Cozumel : SCUBADIVING
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Sitting pretty : ONTOPOFTHEWORLD
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Entirety : TOTAL
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Shelter a D.P. : REHOUSE
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Eared seals : OTARIES
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Wash out : ELUTE
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"Astrophel" poet : SPENSER
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Beliefs : TENETS
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Small barracuda : SPET
Down
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Pundit : SWAMI
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Money in Prague : HALER
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Upper crust : ELITE
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Not aweather : ALEE
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With gallantry : MANLILY
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Illegal burnings : ARSONS
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Residue : DREGS
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Guinea pig : CAVY
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Space ___ : AGE
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Sketched : PENCILED
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Colored with a pigment : OCHRED
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Gave a short cheer : RAHED
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Inventor of a sign language : EPEE
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Great expectations, symbolically : STARSINONESEYES
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Nigerian tongue : TIV
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Allhallows ___ : EVE
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Byrd or Eagleton: Abbr. : SEN
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Birds that can't fly, e.g. : ANOMALIES
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Dark-colored mica : BIOTITE
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Lion trainer : TAMER
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Frogs : RANIDS
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Make noxious : TAINT
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___-garde : AVANT
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Bottled spirit : GENIE
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Inward : ENTAD
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Where to see stars : PLANETARIUM
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Delights in : LOVES
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Grooves for bowstrings : NOCKS
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Of the ear : AURAL
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Condition : STATE
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Overreached, in a way : ASKEDFORTHEMOON
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Way up or down : STAIR
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Repress : SITON
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Temptress : SIREN
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Actor Jack : LARUE
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As ___ a beet : REDAS
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Set forth as true : POSIT
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Board : ENTER
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Marine fliers : TERNS
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Arctic whales : UNIES
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Mends : HEALS
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___ Pepper, flier in a Redford film : WALDO
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As crazy as ___ : ALOON
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___ cotta : TERRA
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Where El Misti rises : ANDES
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Lackey or flunky : SATELLITE
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Twofold : BINAL
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"What's in ___?" : ANAME
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Barrett and Jaffe : RONAS
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Wild pigs : BOARS
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Go ___ (decay) : TOSEED
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Newman film: 1977 : SLAPSHOT
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Kings of the Germans : CONRADS
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Pilot's need : CHART
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Elgin ___ : MARBLES
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Beetle that flies, but not well : CHAFER
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___ on (exaggerate) : POURIT
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Stuffy : CLOSE
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Tally : SCORE
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Illuminated : LITUP
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Growing out : ENATE
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Shoelace tag : AGLET
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Work : OPUS
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Bird with a trumpet : SWAN
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Tennessee team : VOLS
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Conjunctions : ORS
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Fibrous cluster : NEP
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"___ Sun Also Rises" : THE
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St.-Tropez season : ETE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 12 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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